(VENTURA COUNTY, Calif.)—National Professional Social Work Month in March 2019 is an opportunity for social workers around the globe, as well as their supporters, to educate the public about the invaluable contributions of the social work profession. Locally, Ventura Children and Family Services, Foster VC Kids, is celebrating their many dedicated social workers who work day ..Read More…
Strategic planning is a process that allows an organization’s leadership and membership to participate in setting its program goals and objectives. Every three years, the California Chapter reviews and updates its strategic plan using input from staff, leadership and members.
Click on the link below to review the draft 2019-2022 Chapter Strategic Plan approved for member ..Read More…
The NASW Board of Directors approved for vetting, a proposed amendment to the NASW Bylaws, Article XIV – Budget and Finance. The proposed amendment will be accessible for a 90-day member review and comment period. For your comment to be considered, it must be submitted at the link below, by close of business May 10, ..Read More…
The NASW Foundation offers scholarships and fellowships to assist
students pursuing a variety of social work specialties.
Apply now for fellowships in health care and scholarships involving
work with African American communities and with American Indian and Latino populations.
Applications are due by March 5, 2019.
Research and data about the social work labor force is critical to determine trends in employment, to address professional training needs, to quantify barriers to quality service delivery, and to inform policy and advocacy efforts.
NASW research advances professional development through the dissemination of data on evidence-based practices.
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Recently, the BBS made the publication “Law Changes for 2019” available to the public. These changes go into effect on or after January 1, 2019 and all licensees and applicants should carefully read the eight-page document to determine which changes impact them as a licensee, a clinical supervisor, or an applicant (ASW).
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NASW’s Practice Alert on Texas v. Azar is the recent court decision regarding the Affordable Care Act.
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On October 1, 2018, several changes to the International Classification of Diseases-10-Edition-Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM) became effective. The changes allow clinical social workers to provide a greater level of specificity when reporting a diagnosis. Clinical social workers should use the new codes to avoid reimbursement denials.